On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1969

Historical Events

  • "Music Scene" debuts on ABC-TV
  • China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

SF Giant Willie Mays, becomes second player to hit 600 home runs

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays

Famous Birthdays

  • Marian Chlad, soccer player (FC Groningen)
  • Matt Sharp, American musician (Weezer, The Rentals)
  • Nicole Bradtke, Australian tennis star (1995 Auckland), born in Melbourne, Victoria

Famous Deaths

  • Adolfo L√≥pez Mateos, 48th President of Mexico, dies at 59
1969 Highlights

About September 22, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo